Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A Case For Pencils

From the blog A Case For Pencils.

Barry Blitt is featured in the latest instalment of "A Case For Pencils", a peek inside the pencil bags of New Yorker cartoonists, created/edited/run by Jane Mattimoe.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Patrick Woodbury honoured

From the NPAC website.

Firefighters were called to the offices of National Defense in Ottawa for a fire on the sixth floor, April 21, 2016.

Patrick Woodbury of LeDroit won the News Photographers Association of Canada's first prize for the best photo of April 2016 in the spot news category.  

Sunday, August 21, 2016

The deadly choices Syrian children face

From Quartz.

Khalid Albaih, a Sudanese cartoonist based in Doha, is one of the most poignant commentators of the struggles of refugees, migrants, and victims of war and religious persecutions. 

Through his cartoons, like one depicting a black Jesus drowned in the Mediterranean, or an angel holding a dead Syrian child, he not only draws attention to tragedies but also the causes behind them.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Cartoonist Doğan Güzel and journalists released

From Cartoonists Rights Network.

Cartoonist Dogan Güzel was among the 22 journalists, arrested last Tuesday at offices of the Istanbul-based newspaper Özgür Gündem, who have been released from custody.

Friday, August 19, 2016

"Bathroom Humor: National Cartoonists Take on HB2" Exhibition

From Indy Week.

My contribution to the exhibition.

"Bathroom Humor: National Cartoonists Take on HB2" will be on exhibit at the Horse & Buggy Press in downtown Durham from Aug.19–Sept. 25, and in various locations around Duke Campus during the 2016 Political Cartoon & Satire Festival.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The 2016 Political Cartoon & Satire Festival

From the 2016 AAEC Convention & Satire Festival Facebook page.

Adam Zyglis, Kal Kallaugher, Cullum Rogers and JP Trostle will be hosting the 2016 Association of American Editorial Cartoonists convention from September 21-24 at Duke University in Durham NC.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Cartoonist Doğan Güzel Among Journalists Arrested in Turkey

From Cartoonists Rights Network.

Cartoonist Dogan Güzel was among the journalists arrested in the government raid on the Kurdish newspaper Özgür Gündem in Istanbul on Tuesday.